Smart Machinery Manufacturer Burke Porter Group in Grand Rapids Acquires Titan Inc.


Burke Porter Group in Grand Rapids, a global manufacturer of intelligent machinery, today announced that it has acquired Titan Inc. in Sturtevant, Wis. (near Kenosha), a leader in the design and manufacture of test stands and production assembly systems.

The acquisition allows Burke Porter, founded in 1953, to expand its hydraulic testing and assembly equipment offerings globally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Burke Porter serves the global automotive, advanced manufacturing, and life science markets, and operates 34 locations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. As the newest member of the Burke Porter Group family of companies, Titan joins Kleinknecht, LISMAR, Universal Balancing, CIMAT, Epic Equipment and Engineering, XL Machine Co. Inc., Korvis, Primatics, and Burke E. Porter Machinery Co.

Since 1966, Titan has evolved from a tool and die business to developing custom-engineered test solutions for hydraulic, vehicle, and powertrain applications. The company’s customized approach allows it to engineer cost-effective and ergonomically sound products.

Titan’s solutions are used by global off-highway OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers within the agriculture, construction, hydraulic components, and forestry markets.

As a member of the Burke Porter Group family, Titan will continue to develop test stand and assembly solutions. No changes in day-to-day operations were announced.

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